711211 Industrial Spraypainter

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
711211
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Industrial Spraypainter
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

711211 INDUSTRIAL SPRAYPAINTER

Operates spray painting equipment to paint and apply other industrial coatings to manufactured items.
Skill Level: 4
Specialisations:
Powder Coater
Rust Proofer

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

7112 Industrial Spraypainters

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
7112
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Industrial Spraypainters
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

7112 INDUSTRIAL SPRAYPAINTERS

INDUSTRIAL SPRAYPAINTERS operate spray painting equipment to paint and apply other industrial coatings to manufactured items.
Vehicle Painters are excluded from this unit group. Vehicle Painters are included in Unit Group 3243 Vehicle Painters.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

grinding, sanding and cleaning surfaces of items to be painted
loading paint, oil, lacquer, varnish and rustproofing agents into spray equipment
connecting hoses to spray equipment and adjusting spray nozzles to required pressure
securing items to be sprayed within spray booths or placing them onto conveyors
directing spray guns to apply even coatings
moving items to drying areas and stacking them for further painting and packaging
starting and monitoring extractor and drying fans, and heaters
cleaning nozzles, containers and hoses of equipment
may operate paint dipping baths
may mix coating solutions and regulate their temperature

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 206.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 206.00